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Sonya Fay Stagman


Sonya Fay Stagman, 58, of Farmersburg, Iowa, passed away Friday, July 26, 2019, at Northgate Care Center in Waukon, Iowa.
Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, at St. John Lutheran Church in Farmersburg, Iowa.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2, at St. John Lutheran Church in Farmersburg with the Rev. Harold McMillin as the officiant.
Burial will follow at Farmersburg-Wagner Cemetery, in Farmersburg.
Leonard-Grau Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Monona, Iowa, is helping the family with arrangements.
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